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Q: Can I Be Software Developer with Dyslexia ? A: YES!

This question comes up surprisingly often, although dyslexic computer programmers or software developers are probably on every team and startup.

Some of the big picture reasons dyslexics made do well in programming:

Strong Problem Solving
Systems Thinking – Big Picture
Flexible Thinking
Analytical and Logical

But for the details of why dyslexics do well in software development, lets […]

June Dyslexic Advantage Magazine

Check out our latest Dyslexic Advantage Magazine:
Highlights include Fathers, Visual Storyboarding with Film Director Scorsese, Visual Talent of Dyslexics, Math Insights, Encouraging Writing, Latest Research and News, and Free Resources for parents, teachers, and tutors.

We’ll attach the pdf file below, but because the digital magazine is interactive, it’s easier to watch with all the […]

Read on the Web with Less Clutter- Chrome Readability

To read articles on the web with less visual distraction, try the free Readability extension for
the Google Chrome browser (also free). There are also Android, iPhone, and iPad versions.

Readability is a web and mobile app that reduces distraction while reading on the internet.

It also has Read Now, Read Later, and Send to Kindle functions.

 

 

 

Help Wanted: Dyslexic Individuals for an Important Project

Microsoft’s vision is to create innovative technology that’s accessible to everyone, and they’ve asked the Dyslexic Advantage community for help in making this vision a reality. They’re seeking dyslexic individuals who are willing to submit unedited samples of text they’ve written with a keyboard (that is, before running spellcheck or grammar checking functions).

There are […]

Voice Dream Reader App

Voice Dream is one of our community’s favorite apps for listening to text on the iPhone or iPad. It has a great user interface (especially loved is its connection with Bookshare – because Bookshare provides free electronic texts to individuals certified as having dyslexia), but it also integrates with multiple cloud software like Dropbox […]

Dyslexia in 5 Minutes for Teachers [Premium]

 Watch this 5 minute video for teachers that covers dyslexia, its incidence, the intelligence of students, the discrepancy between fund of knowledge and ease of expression, why reading is hard for dyslexic students, the importance of multisensory learning, assistive technology, writing and spelling, memory and working memory, and math / dyscalculia.
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Open Ebooks – Free K-12 Kids in Need + Military

Great news for kids in need + children of military families! The non-profit First Book has a new program making new high quality books available to kids in need. Thousands of ebooks are available free to those who qualify. Physical books are also available at low cost.

Librarians, teachers, early childhood programs, and schools whose […]